GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION
Northeast Healthline | Northeast Healthline
The Northeast Healthline provides the public, patients and healthcare providers with online information about healthcare resources available in Greater Sudbury and communities across northeastern Ontario.
211 Ontario North | www.211ontarionorth.ca
This up-to-date, accessible, searchable database provides comprehensive access to information about social, community, health and government services in Northeastern Ontario.Alternatively, people can call 211 to access the 211 OntarioNorth telephone service.
WebMD | www.webmd.com
Credible and in-depth medical news, features, reference material, and online community programs
Up to Date | www.uptodate.com
The largest clinical community in the world dedicated to synthesizing knowledge for clinicians and patients
Family Doctor | www.Familydoctor.org
Health information for the whole family
Medline Plus | www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus
Will direct you to information to help answer health questions
Mayo Clinic | www.Mayoclinic.com
Free personalized health information for you and your family
Healthy Ontario | www.healthyontario.com
A Government of Ontario site that provides the health information, and advice on healthcare, and was designed to help people connect to current health news, programs and services that encourages healthy living and overall wellness
Canadian Health Agency | www.phac-aspc.gc.ca
Goal is to strengthen Canada's capacity to protect and improve the health of Canadians
MedicineNet | www.medicinenet.com
An online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive website.
Mesothelioma | www.mesotheliomagroup.com
Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer linked to asbestos exposure. It develops in the lining of the lungs, abdomen and heart. Getting more information about this rare disease is the first step a patient can take to improve their prognosis.
DRUGS & MEDICATIONS
MedEffect Canada | www.hc-sc.gc.ca
A Health Canada website which provides consumers, patients, and health professionals with easy access to information on drugs and other health products
Drugs | www.Drugs.com
Online drug information
Drugwatch | www.drugwatch.com
Provides up-to-date information on the side effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Eat Right Ontario | www.eatrightontario.ca
Helps you to improve your health and quality of life through healthy eating.
The Canadian Diabetes Association | www.diabetes.ca
A leading expert and authority on diabetes in Canada – and around the world.
Dial-A-Dietitian | www.dialadietitian.org
Part of an evolving tele-health care platform that provides multi-disciplined comprehensive self-care and health system navigation services
Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada | www.sexualityandu.org
Credible and up-to-date information and education on sexual health.
Hospital for Sick Children | www.motherisk.org
Treating the mother and protecting the unborn
Newman Breastfeeding Clinic and Institute | www.drjacknewman.com
Evidence-based information on breastfeeding
PEDIATRICS (Children’s Health)
Caring for Kids (through the Canadian Pediatric Society) | www.caringforkids.cps.ca
Designed to provide parents with information about their child's health and well-being
Healthy Child Development | www.knowledge.offordcentre.com/
Access to important and up-to-date information regarding healthy child development
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health | www.camh.net
Combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues
The Canadian Cancer Society | www.cancer.ca
A national, community-based organization of volunteers, whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
The Arthritis Society | www.arthritis.ca
Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, and promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.
Heart & Stroke Foundation | www.heartandstroke.on.ca
All the content is Canadian, current and has been developed and approved by Heart and Stroke Foundation medical and other experts
Alzheimer's Society | www.alzheimersudbury.ca
The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.
OTHER HELPFUL LINKS
DISCLAIMER- These health links are provided for people who want to learn more about a particular health issue or medical condition. They are not a substitute for medical advice provided by your primary caregiver. The City of Lakes Family Health Team does not endorse any of the medications or medical products advertised on these web sites.